Helping people of all ages know Jesus, grow in their faith and go into the world equipped to serve.


With an invitational spirit, we open our hearts, minds and doors, to all with warmth and sincerity. We seek diversity, respect variety in experience, and promote independence of thought.

Join us as we worship together, study and grow together and share God’s love serving in the local, national and global community.

Worship With Us

Traditional Worship  
8:15 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary

Shine Contemporary Worship
11:00 a.m. in the Christian Life Center

Berkley First
10:00 a.m. in Berkley 

Generosity Campaign

The bounty of the season is much like the church, in the gathering, we are fed.

Go and Do

Men's Conference

Saturday, October 27

How do your faith, your beliefs, your life inside of the church relate to your daily life? Men are invited to attend this day conference featuring Scott Chrostek. 

Unite 3 on 3 Basketball

Unite 3 on 3 Basketball is almost here! Registration is now open. Unite 3 on 3 offers an opportunity for boys and girls ages kindergarten through 5th grade (5th-grade girls only) to learn basketball in a fun, skill-based setting.


October 28

Groups and individuals, please join Children and Family Ministry for this church-sponsored Halloween event on Sunday, October 28.

A Forum on the 2019 Special General Conference

An informational forum on the 2019 General Conference (GC) – The Church and Human Sexuality – Finding a way Forward. The forum will offer a panel discussion on the UMC history with issues related to human sexuality; why we are having a special GC session in 2019 focused on these issues; how the special session will proceed and what can we expect as possible outcomes; and what might those GC outcomes mean for the greater UMC and our own local church in terms of teachings, policies and practices.

Disaster Response

Birmingham and Berkley First are supporting UMCOR in responding to Hurricanes in the United States. Please join us in prayer for the areas affected and consider a gift to UMCOR Disaster Response.

Serve with Us

Service and Missions Opportunities

Our Missions Ministry equips disciples of Christ to share God’s love through gifts and service, creating hope and sustainable opportunities for those in need.

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Program Guide

Gather – Learn – Serve

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Member Portal

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First Kids Preschool encourages learning through play in a caring Christian environment.

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Missions and Service

We invite you to explore the Missions and Service section of our website to find ways that you might like to be involved.

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Upcoming Events

View our calendar of special events. 

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Upcoming Events

View a complete calendar of all classes, programs, worship services and events.

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Steeple Notes - Newsletter

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Programs & Classes For All Ages

We offer programs, classes and bible studies for all ages from preschool to adults.

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Singers, ringers, instrumentalists, and listeners — young, old, and in between —  all have a place in the music ministry.

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Your giving is an act of worship and makes possible the ministries of Birmingham First. Thank you for your faithfulness and may God bless you.

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Looking for sermons, forms, daily devotions, etc? Look here. 

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Caring Support

From prayer, support and care in times of need to praise and celebration of events and answered prayers, Caring Ministries is here.

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